Saturday, October 10 - Sunday, October 11


Online Via Zoom Conferencing - All registered students will receive log in instructions prior to camp

  • A thorough and practical 1.e4 opening repertoire with IM Christof Sielecki based on his 1.e4 repertoire book/Chessable course. Updated opening theory, practical games, and positions will be discussed in camp.

  • The variations covered will include playing 1.e4 against 1…e5, Sicilian, French, Caro-Kann, Modern, Philidor, Pirc, Petroff, Scandinavian, and Alekhine.

  • After camp, all students will receive the full Chessable Course by IM Christof Sielecki, Keep It Simple: 1.e4 ($40 course with online MoveTrainer technology) to review, master, and expand on the material covered in camp.


  • Open to students rated 1200 - 2000 US Chess peak. Players rated under 1200 may email us for possible exception.

Daily Camp Schedule:

Camp Tuition:

Single Day Option:

$125/Student by Tuesday, October 6; $140/Student after October 6


Both Days (Best Value and Most Comprehensive):

$175/Student by Tuesday October 6, $195/Student after October 6

Featured Instructor:


Author: Keep It Simple: 1.e4


Christof is a notable chess author and founder of the prominent chess YouTube channel, ChessExplained. In 2014, Christof retired from his career in IT and has devoted the vast majority of his time creating instructional content for chess improvers. Aside from his YouTube channel and books, Christof also creates content for Chessable, Chess24, and ICC.